My best friend and I really needed a break from being adults with full-time jobs so we decided to chill out amongst the animals for a day. So this week’s post is just a little summary of my trip to West Midland Safari Park!
It was the best idea ever – a chilly Thursday in February meant no people, no swarms of children, no sweltering in cars in a queue… We could just leisurely drive at our own pace around the park and there were no battles for space to view the animals. All the animals were energetic and curious (likely due to waking up a bit after the quiet winter) and so we had some really amazing interactions with quite a lot of them!
I will let the pictures speak for themselves but here are just a few Safari Park highlights!
- Feeding the deer and giving them all silly names and personas
- Getting bitten by an overzealous zebra
- Being surrounded by little red fox-like animals
- Being closer than I’ve ever been to a lion (about 1 metre or so!)
- Having birds land on our heads and nibble us!
We also vlogged for most of the day and recorded some of our closer encounters so I will edit and upload a video soon!
Without further ado… The photos!
So there you have it- The Safari Park!
Our day at the Safari Park was a success. It was a much-needed rest and so much fun. We missed the meerkats and lemurs because we arrived too late but we got free return tickets. (Bonus!)
I want to make sure to do things like this a lot more! Hope you like the photos!
Which are your favourites?
3rd March 2017
Very nice photos Amy!
I do need examples of the silly names and persons though!
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7th September 2017
If I remember correctly, the names and personas were a little NSFW…